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Maybe you always wanted some extra room or special space around the home, somewhere where your dearest family can live and be near your own family, or simply an easy investment property with a handy return for rent, to help with the extra desired travel, new car, holiday overseas to visit overseas family members.
A granny flat, so defined and named, because of the early restrictions, states in Australia legislated, can be absolutely ideal and easy to build, with a minimum of fuss and expenses, but with an incredible return on your equity outlay.
However, what exactly is a granny flat, and why are they becoming so popular?
Here’s what you need to know.
About Granny Flats
A granny flat can be defined as a fully self-contained home extension, both detached or attached, that is built on the same block of land, which the primary home is.
Essentially, it is another, smaller home on your property. Usually, the granny flat is located to the rear of the main home, and it can share the backyard with the main home or have its own section of the yard fenced off.
Local councils will dictate what the maximum size of a granny flat can be (usually no more than 60-100m2 (square metres) depending in which part of Australia you live in.
What Does a Granny Flat Contain?
- A bedroom (usually just the one)
- A kitchen or kitchenette
- A living area
- A bathroom (either separate or an en-suite)
- A laundry (either separate or contained within the bathroom or kitchen)
Who benefits from granny flats?
The advantages of granny flats are, that they are super versatile in terms of who can occupy them. They are gaining popularity for ageing people (parents and grandparents) as they are still able to keep their independence, while still being close to family, for comfort and friendly loving support.
However, granny flats are also suited to children and especially “Boomerang” teenagers, who are moving out for the first time, or returning for the fifth time!, Also convenient for family members or close friends.
Granny flats are also becoming a popular investment choice, as homeowners can easily rent them out for extra lucrative income, with huge ROI.
Granny Flats are Flexible and modifiable in Design
Granny flats, are available in a vast array of beautiful architectural designs, as exquisite as normal homes are.
Granny flat owners are assured of finding the right design, through Valley Kit Homes many modern or older style house plans.
As for the interior of the granny flat, you have complete freedom to use whatever colours, and local Australia quality finishes and materials, ensuring the most trusted warranty when building a granny flat, whether choosing materials such as:
- Natural stone
- Steel Framed System or Echo treated timber
- Paint or wallpaper
All in all your Granny Flat Expert is on hand to answer any questions
By calling 0407 683 779
(Remember there are no silly questions in this business, so call and ask now)